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Kamon meaning

קמון

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🔼The name Kamon in the Bible

The name Kamon (or Camon, as the King James Version has it) occurs only once in the Bible. It's the name of a city most probably in the environs of Gilead. Its claim to fame is that it provided the burial site of Jair, the seventh judge of Israel (Judges 10:5).

🔼Etymology of the name Kamon

The name Kamon comes from the verb קום (qum) meaning to rise up or stand:

The waw-nun extension with which our name ends is a common grammatical device to localize or personify the meaning of the root. Kamon would literally mean Place Of Rising.

🔼Kamon meaning

For a meaning of the name Kamon, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Elevation. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Abounding In Stalks or Standing Corn. BDB Theological Dictionary does not translate or interpret our name but does list it under the verb קום (qum) meaning to rise up or stand.